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Disruptive Home Care Startup Raises $20 Million to Expand

HomeHero, a California-based startup disrupting the way in-home caregivers and clients connect with each other, ...

Source: 2014 Eldercare Locator Data Report

Editor’s Picks: Face-to-Face Reform, $20M HomeHero Investment

The HHCN team wishes all our readers a star-spangled 4th of July. If you’re looking to catch up on some reading during the long weekend, here are some of our most popular recent stories. HHCN Most Read Proposed Law to Reform Face-to-Face Requirement—Simple in theory, unworkable in practice. So says Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) of […]

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Telehealth Skyrocketing to 158 Million Sessions Per Year by 2020

Many studies have projected the enormous growth in store for telehealth in the coming years, and these video conferencing sessions taking place in people’s homes and similar settings will represent the majority of usage within four years, says a new report. Telehealth video consultations will increase from 19.7 million in 2014 to 158.4 million per […]

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Disruptive Home Care Startup Raises $20 Million to Expand

HomeHero, a California-based startup disrupting the way in-home caregivers and clients connect with each other, has secured $20 million in Series A funding and is expanding into new markets. The company, which launched in January 2014, now has raised a total of $23 million. This round was led by Graham Holdings Company with participation from Social+Capital […]

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Behind the Headlines Podcast: Former Amedisys Exec Talks Big Changes

One of the biggest trends in home health care is the use of data analytics and sharing that data to improve patient care. But while it’s an important trend, it is also the most misunderstood, Dr. Michael Fleming, former chief medical officer of Amedisys, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMED), tells HHCN in this week’s podcast. Amedisys is a Louisiana-based home health agency […]

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Seniors Requesting Help Seek Home-Based Services

Home-based services rank as one of the top needs of seniors reaching out for help, new data show. In 2014, seniors nationwide made more than 271,200 requests for assistance from the Eldercare Locator, a referral service providing information about care resources available in communities around the country.  The average caller is age 60 or older, is a […]

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Population Health: A Home Care ‘Unicorn’

Home health care providers may be feeling pressure to improve “population health,” but they might not know what that phrase means. And they’re not to blame: While better population health is a stated goal of many new policies and models under the Affordable Care Act, there is no clear, widely accepted definition of the term, […]

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